Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.3.95; a medieval era Sanskrit book, written by Rupa Goswami (fl. 15th century) which represents a devotional (bhakti) masterpiece. In this work Goswami describes the nature and different forms of pure love (rasa) as well as various other topics on Vaishnavism and devotion.

Sanskrit text, Unicode transliteration and English translation:

यथा वा —
प्रवाच्यमाने पुरतः पुराणे निशम्य कंसस्य भयातिरेकम् ।
परिप्लवान्तःकरणः समन्तात् परिम्लान-मुखस् तदासीत् ॥२.३.९५॥

yathā vā —
pravācyamāne purataḥ purāṇe niśamya kaṃsasya bhayātirekam |
pariplavāntaḥkaraṇaḥ samantāt parimlāna-mukhas tadāsīt ||2.3.95||

English translation

Another example of fear:
“Hearing of Kaṃsa’s extreme fear during a recital of the Purāṇas, one person (identifying with Kaṃsa’s fear) began to tremble within and his face darkened.”

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